Trianon Palace

The Trianon Palace features 2 buildings facing each other: the main historical building, the Palace with 93 apartments and deluxe suites, and the Pavillon with 99 standard bedrooms. Located in a town steeped in the glory of the past, Trianon Palace is a hotel with an important place in not only the history of hospitality but the history of the world. The Treaty of Versailles was prepared right here. Luminaries of theatre and literature, including Marcel Proust, have stayed here, as have royals, not least Queen Elizabeth II.
How the Stage was Set HISTORY IN BRIEF 1907: Opening year: 1919: The Treaty of Versailles was prepared here. 1997: Westin bought Trianon Palace. HISTORY IN DETAIL 1907 : Financed by the Société du Trianon Palace Hôtel, the project got off the ground. A park of three hectares was purchased near the Trianon in Versailles. The site was cleared. Architect René Sergent was commissioned to design the new hotel. 1911: Italian poet Gabriele d’Annunzio hosted a banquet for 300 guests in the hotel’s 300-square-metre dining room. The room became known as the Salon Clemenceau. 1914-18: During World War I, the hotel became the permanent committee headquarters of the Allie military commanders. Parts of it were used as a hospital. 1919: The Salon Clemenceau was used for the preparation of the Treaty of Versailles. 1920s: Normal life resumed. A bus service from Place de la Concorde in central Paris dropped guests off at Trianon Palace three times daily. The hotel became a favourite haunt of Paris’ fashionable crowd. Famous guests included Sarah Bernhardt, André Citroen and Jean Borotra, a prominent tennis player of the era. Cine 1920s: The hotel was flush with big money from US guests. 1940: The German occupiers arrived at the hotel following the fall of France. Air Marshal Herman Goering resided at the hotel and Adolf Hitler visited him here. 1945: SHAEF (Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force) established itself at Trianon Palace with General Eisenhower at the hotel. 1997: Westin bought Trianon Palace from Japanese real estate group MDI. 2001: Extensive renovation project restored Trianon Palace to its former glory.
To name just a handful of the eminent guests to have graced Trianon Palace: Queen Elizabeth II Marcel Proust Andre Citroen Sarah Bernhardt Gabriele d'Annunzio
165 Rooms
24 suites and 3 apartments Suites
Les Trois Marches - haute cuisine ------ La Veranda - opening January 2008. This will be UK chef Gordon Ramsay's first venture in France. ------ Bar Marie Antoinette - reopens in January 2008 after renovation work.
Visit the Chateau de Versailles, the extravagant palace built by France's Sun King, Louis XIV, back in the 17th century. It is one of the most emblematic symbols of France.Take a stroll in the beautiful gardens next to the hotel. Go for a run. Runner's World Maps, designed by the magazine of the same name, are available to hotel guests and feature 3-mile and 5-mile jogging/walking routes from the hotel as well as local running tips. From January 2008, check out Gordon Ramsay's first French restaurant, La Veranda.
Spa Trianon ------ Swimming pool ------ Sauna ------ Gym ------ Tennis ------ Cycling ------ Jogging ------ Golf ------ Horse riding ------ Archery
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Trianon Palace
Country: France
City: Versailles
Opening date: 1907

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General Manager Pascal Grell


1 Boulevard de la Reine
78000 France, Versailles

Tel: +33-1-3084 3800
Fax: +33-1-3021 0127

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